Bill Status of HB4358  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Police Department Non-lethal Force Policy Act. Provides that the Department of State Police, Secretary of State Police Department, mass transit district police force, university police force, county sheriff's office, and each police department of a municipality of this State shall develop a plan or strategy for the use of non-lethal force on a person suspected of committing or having committed a criminal offense or resisting arrest. The plan or strategy shall include the use of new technologies and alternatives to the use of firearms in apprehending a suspect or in protecting the officer from harm by a suspect.

DateChamber Action
  12/11/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  1/13/2016HouseFirst Reading
  1/13/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/8/2016HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 22, 2016
  4/22/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die